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Oven provides chance for space baking — Sure to rise Oven provides chance for space baking — Sure to rise
- November 06, 2019

To celebrate the 19th anniversary of the arrival of the first crew to live aboard the International Space Station, NASA has sent a Northrop Grumman Cygnus resupply spacecraft to the outer space outpost to aid in research for long-term space missions, the agency reported in a press release on Saturday. (more...)
Boeing Proposes 'Fewest Steps to the Moon' for NASA's Human Lander Boeing Proposes 'Fewest Steps to the Moon' for NASA's Human Lander
- November 06, 2019

HLS also doesn't need an additional transfer stage to lower itself from lunar orbit. Boeing is one of the companies that NASA had selected to design and develop a spacecraft that would transport US astronauts to the International Space Station. (more...)
Voyager 2's First Reports from Interstellar Space Surprise Scientists Voyager 2's First Reports from Interstellar Space Surprise Scientists
- November 06, 2019

Each of the papers details findings that were gathered from one of the five operating science instruments aboard the spacecraft. The spacecraft started to move towards the heliopause back in 1989, after exploring the planets in our Solar System . (more...)
More than 11000 scientists declare a 'climate emergency' More than 11000 scientists declare a 'climate emergency'
- November 06, 2019

How many scientists does it take to convince the world to take climate change seriously? This dietary shift would significantly reduce emissions of methane and other greenhouse gases and free up agricultural lands for growing human food rather than livestock feed. (more...)
Israel's Beresheet Spacecraft Fails to Land on the Moon Israel's Beresheet Spacecraft Fails to Land on the Moon
- November 06, 2019

The next few years were defined by successes for both agencies until July 21, 1969, when - just as Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were completing the first moonwalk - Luna 15 lost contact with ground control and likely barreled into the lunar surface . (more...)
UK halts fracking ahead of election; some want permanent ban UK halts fracking ahead of election; some want permanent ban
- November 05, 2019

George Osborne, the minister of Economy of the Executive David Cameron, came to ensuring that his objective was to become "world leaders in the extraction of oil from shale". "This is a fantastic win for local democracy and everyone who cares about protecting the countryside from climate catastrophe and mass industrialisation". (more...)
Wind, rain knock out power to more than 900,000 customers across Quebec Wind, rain knock out power to more than 900,000 customers across Quebec
- November 05, 2019

Legault said one casualty of Friday's storm has been reported. Mr. Martel said the remaining outages were mainly in the Montérégie area south of Montreal, the Eastern Townships area including the cities of Granby and Sherbrooke, the Laurentians and Lanaudiere region north of Montreal, and areas near Trois-Rivières and Drummondville and the Beauce region, south of Quebec City. (more...)
Seminole State planetarium hosting Mercury transit viewing Seminole State planetarium hosting Mercury transit viewing
- November 05, 2019

During the event, which can be viewed from Earth, Mercury will pass directly in front of the Sun . This particular event only happens about 13 to 14 times per century. As Mercury perfectly lines up in from of the Sun, it will appear as a tiny dot on the star's surface. It goes without saying that you shouldn't be staring directly at the sun. (more...)
Protest launched over Melbourne Cup finish Protest launched over Melbourne Cup finish
- November 05, 2019

It was the first protest in the Cup since 1991. There was drama to the post-script, with stewards upholding a protest of 4th versus 2nd, which demoted Master Of Reality to fourth, gifting Prince Of Arran second-place. "Danny O'Brien's got a fantastic story with him [Vow and Declare] and it was a privilege to ride him today.look at him, he knows he won". "It's an amazingly special thing to happen, I really can't believe it", O'Brien told Channel 10 . (more...)
Voyagers shed light on Solar System's structure Voyagers shed light on Solar System's structure
- November 05, 2019

In doing so, the probe crossed a boundary area called the "heliopause". The U.S. space agency previously announced that Voyager 2, the second human-made object ever to depart the solar system following its twin Voyager 1, had zipped into interstellar space on November 5, 2018, at a point more than 17.7 billion kilometres from the sun. (more...)
'Guardian of the forest' killed in Amazon ambush 'Guardian of the forest' killed in Amazon ambush
- November 05, 2019

Their racist words and genocidal, anti-indigenous proposals give a roughly inexperienced gentle'. "Paulino and Laercio are the most recent victims of a state that refuses to comply with what the constitution determines", Greenpeace said in a statement. (more...)
LIVE Test of the Boeing Starliner Abort System LIVE Test of the Boeing Starliner Abort System
- November 05, 2019

Boeing's Starliner, one of two commercial spacecraft created to shuttle astronauts to and from the International Space Station (ISS), completed a critical safety milestone in an end-to-end test of its abort system. The deployment failure happened during a so-called pad abort test of a system created to propel the crew to safety in the event of an emergency, Boeing spokesman Todd Blecher said by email. (more...)
India's Chandrayaan-2 successfully enters moon's orbit India's Chandrayaan-2 successfully enters moon's orbit
- November 04, 2019

ISRO also said that the next lunar-bound orbit manoeuvre is scheduled for Wednesday, August 21, between 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm. Many thanked their Gods for listening to their prayers. Today is the second successful effort by ISRO to reach the Moon at that precise orbit. Subsequently, the lander will separate from the Orbiter and enter into a 100 km X 30 km orbit around the Moon . (more...)
Keystone pipeline leaks at least 383,000 gallons of oil in North Dakota Keystone pipeline leaks at least 383,000 gallons of oil in North Dakota
- November 04, 2019

TC Energy, the operator of the pipeline, reported a drop in pressure Tuesday, prompting the pipeline to be shut down . They say some wetlands were affected, but not any sources of drinking water. The company had originally put the spill at about 210,000 gallons. This week's leak was Keystone's second big one in two years, and many smaller spills have plagued the pipeline since it opened in 2010 to carry oil from Alberta to Texas. (more...)
Secret Air Force Space Plane Lands After Record 780-Day Mission Secret Air Force Space Plane Lands After Record 780-Day Mission
- November 04, 2019

The spaceplane, roughly the size of a small bus and sharing many design features with NASA's retired Space Shuttle , was sent into orbit in 2017 atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. This particular vehicle, actually the second X-37B, has already flown three times now. "This program continues to push the envelope because the world's exclusively reusable house automobile". (more...)
Galaxies in collision course forms spooky face staring at the Earth Galaxies in collision course forms spooky face staring at the Earth
- November 01, 2019

The contour of the face is made up of a ring of young blue stars. To celebrate Halloween, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope released this new image that captures two galaxies of equal size in a collision that appears to resemble a ghostly face. (more...)
Keystone Pipeline leaks 383,000 gallons of oil in North Dakota Keystone Pipeline leaks 383,000 gallons of oil in North Dakota
- November 01, 2019

Part of the Keystone 1 Pipeline in North Dakota was shut down after a leak of about 9,120 barrels of oil - 383,040 gallons - was discovered, TC Energy company said in a statement . At the same time, Alberta's oil producers are struggling to cope with production limits imposed earlier this year when too much oil encountered too few pipelines, causing prices to collapse. (more...)
NASA's Hubble Telescope captures galactic Ghost Face image for Halloween NASA's Hubble Telescope captures galactic Ghost Face image for Halloween
- November 01, 2019

But this face won't be here forever - this ring structure which formed the space will be here for around 100 million years. So when NASA says that it has captured an image of two galaxies colliding, the idea can't help but boggle our puny human minds. (more...)
Elon 'Treelon' Musk Donates $1 million To Team Trees Elon 'Treelon' Musk Donates $1 million To Team Trees
- October 31, 2019

One of his fans responded urging him to plant 20 million trees to represent each of his subscribers. MrBeast had already raised more than $ 6 million and is in a partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation . Musk changed his Twitter name from " Elon Musk " to "Treelon" and switched his profile photo to an image of a forest. Shopify CEO Tobi Lorax also took to Twitter to announce that he'll be donating $1,000,001 to the cause. (more...)
The smallest dwarf planet to be discovered The smallest dwarf planet to be discovered
- October 30, 2019

To be classified as a dwarf planet, an object must satisfy four requirements. Even though NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine believes Pluto should still be classed as a planet , Pluto has not cleared its neighborhood of other debris and rocks and thus, doesn't get to be a real planet like Earth. (more...)